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RTOERO response to Ontario poverty reduction consultation
RTOERO response to Ontario poverty reduction consultation

June 4, 2020

RTOERO responds to Ontario poverty reduction strategy consultation As the Ontario government updates its poverty reduction strategy, RTOERO urges the government to consider how its […]

RTOERO response to 2020 Ontario budget consultation
RTOERO response to 2020 Ontario budget consultation

June 4, 2020

In preparing the 2020 budget, RTOERO urges the Ontario government to consider how its investments will improve the quality of life for seniors, our communities […]

Vibrant Voices campaign amplifies seniors’ views during Ontario election Federal Retirees, RTOERO partner to highlight key issues for members, seniors
Vibrant Voices campaign amplifies seniors’ views during Ontario election Federal Retirees, RTOERO partner to highlight key issues for members, seniors

June 3, 2020

RTOERO and the National Association of Federal Retirees (Federal Retirees) have partnered to launch Vibrant Voices, an advocacy campaign to represent the interests and concerns […]

The caregiver crisis: New research exposes gaps in our care system
The caregiver crisis: New research exposes gaps in our care system

April 30, 2020

This article was originally published in the fall 2019 issue of Renaissance Magazine. When we talk about aging, we don’t always talk about the people […]

Meet Lynn Zhu, post-doctoral fellow and part of the next generation of geriatric researchers
Meet Lynn Zhu, post-doctoral fellow and part of the next generation of geriatric researchers

April 25, 2020

What got you interested in the field of aging?  My grandparents have played a huge role in my life. Observing them and their friends made […]

New funding announced for 2020 grant program
New funding announced for 2020 grant program

April 20, 2020

The RTOERO Foundation is pleased to announce $100,000 in new funding for projects that advance our collective knowledge about the impact of social isolation and […]

$75,000 in grants awarded for social isolation research and prevention
$75,000 in grants awarded for social isolation research and prevention

April 20, 2020

The RTOERO Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual grant program. The announcement was made by Board Chair Joanne Murphy at the RTOERO annual […]

RTOERO advocates for members and seniors through Vibrant Voices in 2020
RTOERO advocates for members and seniors through Vibrant Voices in 2020

March 15, 2020

For 2020, RTOERO will focus on the following areas of focus for our Vibrant Voices political advocacy activities: • Geriatric Health Care  • Environmental Stewardship […]

RTOERO hosts 3rd annual lobbying day at Queen’s Park
RTOERO hosts 3rd annual lobbying day at Queen’s Park

November 8, 2019

For the third year, RTOERO held an annual lobbying day with the Ontario government at Queen’s Park. The board of directors, Political Advocacy Committee and […]